Neuromodulation (desynchronisation) for tinnitus in adults (Protocol)

Derek J Hoare*, D Whitham, James A Henry, Gillian W Shorter

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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows:

Main objective:

To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of neuromodulation therapies that explicitly target pathological synchronous activity to reduce tinnitus perception in order to reduce tinnitus distress.

Secondary objectives:

To evaluate the effectiveness of neuromodulation therapies in terms of reduced co‐morbid symptoms and improved quality of life.

To review the physiological changes and adverse events associated with different neuromodulation (desynchronisation) therapies.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD011760
JournalThe Cochrane Library
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2015

Bibliographical note

Freely available protocol through DOI


  • tinnitus
  • neuromodulation
  • systematic review
  • cochrane review
  • Review protocol


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